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Rochester. Leases and licences

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Rochester. Leases and licences
6 April 1733 and 21 June 1736
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Two documents relating to Rochester:- (a) Lease granted by the wardens, etc., of Rochester bridge to Richard Vonsden of Strood, shipwright, of a wharf, yard and premises in Strood; 6 Apr. 1733. Seal of the wardens (dated 1624). Signatures of wardens and others including John Thorpe, senior. Flourished initial with royal arms;- (b) Licence by the wardens, etc., for Richard Vonsden to transfer the above premises to William Curling of Strood; 21 June 1736. Later seal of the wardens. For Rochester bridge see also MSS/0159, MSS/0174, MSS/0198.
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